Treatment Plant Shift Leader
- Job Summary and Essential Functions
This position typically provides assistance in the operation of the water and/or wastewater facilities; and deals courteously and effectively with fellow employees.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
- Oversees and manages assigned shift to ensure an effective operation of the Treatment Plant.
- Receives customer complaints over the phone and coordinates services and repairs with various crews.
- Receives, monitors and mixes chemicals utilizing a forklift and loads HTH chlorine drums into the back of a standard pickup truck.
- Performs routine maintenance and cleaning tasks with a variety of hand tools for equipment, buildings and grounds.
- Maintains and calibrates testing equipment.
- Collects samples and maintains proper documentation as required by DHEC.
- Records flow, rainfall and other data, changing charts as required by DHEC.
- Performs visual and auditory inspections of plant equipment and maintains appropriate logs.
- Operates machine for wastewater dewatering process.
- Inspects facilities and equipment for signs of disrepair and performs necessary maintenance work.
- Monitors plant operations and pump stations.
- Compiles data and enters information into daily logs.
- Conducts in shift turnover meetings.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Minimum Requirements to Perform Work
- High School diploma or equivalent;
- Four (4) years of related wastewater treatment experience;
- Must have and maintain a valid Class A Biological Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator certification;
- Must have and maintain a valid driver's license for South Carolina with safe driving record;
- Departmental testing may be administered during interview;
- A criminal background check will be completed on selected applicant if a current one (less than 3 years old) is not on file.
- This is a safety sensitive position and is subject to random drug and alcohol testing.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Knowledge of computers and Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
- Ability to read and write.
- Ability to follow oral and written instructions and organize, plan and execute these instructions.
- Ability to use small office equipment.
- Ability to use or repair small, medium and heavy equipment and machinery.
- Ability to complete maintenance work orders using EAM computerized software system.
- Physical Demands
This position requires the employee to reach, pull and push with hands and arms; stand; use hands to handle, feel, finger, grasp or operate objects, tools or controls; sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; use mental acuity and repetitive motion; and walk, talk and hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to sixty (60) pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
- Work Conditions
The work is regularly performed in a dynamic environment that requires sensitivity to change and responsiveness to changing goals, priorities and needs. This position operates on a rotating 12-hour shift schedule. Shifts run 7:00 – 7:00 respectively on a 36/48-hour work rotation. Scheduled hours/days, job location, duties and any other information contained herein is subject to change. May be required to work extra hours and to perform extra or different duties during emergency situations.